Articles See More David Edwards Apr 15th, 2020 How the Norman Conquest Underpinned American Independence In the wake of the Norman Conquest of England, new institutions arose that would lay the foundations for English, and eventually American, self‐government. Paul Meany Mar 25th, 2020 Cicero Was Locke’s Greatest Inspiration One of the most significant thinkers who shaped Locke’s philosophy, despite preceding him by eighteen centuries, is Marcus Tullius Cicero. David S. D’Amato Mar 23rd, 2020 Josiah Warren, the Most Practical Anarchist Defying categorization as a socialist or capitalist thinker, Josiah Warren was staunchly individualist–distrustful of institutions like states that subsumed individuals into “combinations.” Elizabeth Nolan Brown Mar 11th, 2020 Reclaiming Feminism for Liberty Fourth‐wave feminism must be classically liberal to win. David Edwards Mar 4th, 2020 How the Anti‐Federalists Shaped the Constitution The Anti‐Federalists had a strong distrust of government power. A national government with too much power was, as far as they were concerned, a pathway to government oppression. David S. D’Amato Feb 6th, 2020 Abolitionism Was Actually a Free Market Cause The 1619 Project and the debate it spurred have both been fraught with conceptual and historical misunderstandings about the relationship between slavery and free markets. David S. D’Amato Nov 4th, 2019 The Murderous Modern State The advent of the modern state did not usher in an era of unprecedented peace. Nicholas Roland Oct 31st, 2019 Everything Wrong with the (Lyndon Baines) Johnson Administration Johnson’s actions in Southeast Asia are undoubtedly the most notorious aspect of his presidency, both in popular memory and mainstream histories. Paul Matzko Sep 9th, 2019 Hayek vs. Beveridge on the Welfare State: Reactions to Beveridge Bolstered by support from the British government, Social Insurance and Allied Services recieved a warm & popular reception. Joshua Steedman Aug 14th, 2019 Everything Wrong with the Van Buren Administration Although Van Buren himself was an effective politician, his years as president prompted scholars to rank Van Buren’s presidency as average, grouped among some of the least‐effective and forgettable presidents in U.S. history Paul Matzko Aug 5th, 2019 Hayek vs. Beveridge on the Welfare State: In Dialogue Beveridge’s and Hayek’s dispute over expert control of economic and social policy was a manifestation of a much deeper disagreement, known as the “Knowledge Problem”. David Edwards Jul 10th, 2019 The Historical Context of the Third Amendment The quartering of soldiers on private property was a real, pressing threat to liberty when the Bill of Rights was drafted. Paul Matzko Jun 15th, 2019 Hayek vs. Beveridge on the Welfare State: Beveridge’s Social Insurance and Allied Services Beveridge targeted “five giants”; want, disease, ignorance, squalor, and idleness, all needed solutions from the welfare state. Paul Matzko Jun 13th, 2019 Hayek vs. Beveridge on the Welfare State: Introduction How did F. A. Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom and Sir William Beveridge’s Social Insurance and Allied Services shape the politics of the welfare state in the United States and the United Kingdom? Voltairine de Cleyre Jan 1st, 1908 Anarchism and American Traditions Voltairine De Cleyre reappraises the legacy of the American Revolution through an individualist anarchist lens.